London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A BOEOTIAN TERRACOTTA HORSE AND RIDER
MID 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Decorated in dark brown painted lines and dots, the rider clutching the the horse's neck
4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner in London, December 1991.
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Art of the Ancient World, vol. XII, 2001, no. 128.
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